Professional Development CommitteeThe professional development committee organizes panels and workshops to prepare the graduate students for the life after graduate school, be it for research or teaching jobs, careers in industry or other professions.
- Website Workshop
- Funding Opportunities
- Explain how to set up a website with the department and have it linked from the directory on the department website.
- Give some ideas on how to set up a layout.
- Discuss what information might be useful on the website.
- Make the website!
|February 24, 2020||CV and Website Workshop
We discuss CVs and Websites: How to set them up and discuss best practices.
|January 22, 2020||Funding Discussion/Panel
We talk about funding for the summer and the academic year.
|December 4, 2019||Industry Job Panel
The panel consists of math graduates (both masters and PhD) who have a job at a company in the Salt Lake area.
|September 25, 2019||Website Workshop
The goal of this workshop is
|September 20, 2019||Resume Workshop by Francine Mahak|
|August–October, 2019||Job Material Editing Group
A group for graduate students to edit each other's materials, such as CV, teaching/research statements, and website.
|August 29, 2019||NSF Postdoc Panel organized by Jon Chaika
A panel to discuss what the application entails, give some advice and answer any questions.
|April 15, 2019||Job Panel with Graduate Students
Come talk to graduating students about what they will be doing next year, their experiences navigating the job market, and how they successfully found positions in academia, national labs, or industry. This is an opportunity for current students to ask questions about how/when to prepare for the next phase in their careers and get the perspectives of graduate students who have recently gone through the process.